Pavlov stomach
A Pavlov pouch fashioned surgically from part of the stomach (which is isolated from the rest of the stomach). The pouch opens through a fistula (canal) on to the abdominal wall and permits sampling of the gastric contents. See Pavlov pouch.

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a portion of the stomach of a dog isolated from communication with the rest of the stomach and opening on to the abdominal wall through a fistula; used in studying gastric secretion.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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